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Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 04/29/2011

Fit for McQueen: Catherine Middleton Chooses Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 29: Catherine Middleton with the father Michael Middleton arrives to attend her Royal Wedding to Prince William at Westminster Abbey. (Christopher Furlong - GETTY IMAGES)

It’s official: British designer Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen designed Kate Middleton’s wedding gown.

The official release states, “The lace appliqué for the bodice and skirt was hand-made by the Royal School of Needlework, based at Hampton Court Palace. The lace design was hand-engineered (appliquéd) using the Carrickmacross lace-making technique, which originated in Ireland in the 1820s.”

Read the full details here.

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